Travis Mossotti writes with humor, gravity, and humility about subjects grounded in a world of grit, where the quiet mortality of working folk is weighed. To Mossotti, the love of a bricklayer for his wife is as complex and simple as life itself: \u201cask him to put into words what that sinking is, / that shudder in his chest, as he notices / the wrinkles gathering at the corners of her mouth.\u201d But not a whiff of sentiment enters these poems, for Mossotti has little patience for ideas of the noble or for sympathetic ...

About the Dead 2011, Utah State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780874218268

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About the Dead 2011, Utah State University Press

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